[IPP] RFC: Identify-Printer mini-extension

[IPP] RFC: Identify-Printer mini-extension

[IPP] RFC: Identify-Printer mini-extension

Kennedy, Smith (Wireless Architect) smith.kennedy at hp.com
Mon Dec 9 22:28:35 UTC 2013

IMHO, these look fine.  I wonder if the “identify action duration” needs to be covered by something?  Does the System Control Service need to concern itself with this domain?


On 2013-12-09, at 12:53 PM, Michael Sweet <msweet at apple.com> wrote:

> All,
> During our last Cloud Imaging Model WG meeting, we discussed having the ability to explicitly cancel a previous Identify-Printer operation.  The consensus during that meeting was to add a new "identify-actions" keyword ('cancel') that would cancel any active identification mechanism.
> In addition, a new "printer-state-reasons" keyword ('identifying-printer' was proposed, although given the existing 'identify-printer-requested' value I like adding 'identify-printer-active' instead) would be added to allow a Client to discover whether a printer is currently identifying itself using an action other than 'cancel', which by definition stops any active identification and removes the new keyword from the "printer-state-reasons" attribute...
> The official registration would look like this:
>  Attributes (attribute syntax)
>    Keyword Attribute Value                       Reference
>    -----------------------                       ---------
>  identify-actions (1setOf type2 keyword)         [PWG5100.13]
>    cancel
>  printer-state-reasons (1setOf type2 keyword)    [RFC2911]
>    identify-printer-active
> Thoughts?
> (I considered adding this to IPPSIX, but since this has application outside of shared infrastructure/cloud deployments I think we should register it separately...)
> _______________________________________________________________
> Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer, PWG Chair
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